Infrastructure Linux News for Oct 28, 1999
SRO: Apache To The Max (Oct 28, 1999, 22:18)
"You also should eliminate all services that don't absolutely
have to be running, such as e-mail (you can receive mail via a
separate mail server). And don't run a GUI; it consumes resources
that are best used for Web service."
PRNewswire: Red Hat Linux Training Available on Video & CD-ROM From Keystone (Oct 28, 1999, 21:36)
"KeyStone's comprehensive 16-hour training course, available on
video and CD-ROM, thoroughly teaches information-technology
professionals how to install, operate and expertly administer Red
Hat Linux Version 6 in business and network environments."
CCN: WaveTech Networks to use Red Hat's Linux 6.1 Operating System (Oct 28, 1999, 21:32)
"Red Hat 6.1 is the latest release of this program and will be
installed into our server as soon as we have completed
E-Commerce Times: TurboLinux Allies With Compaq (Oct 28, 1999, 21:25)
"Our customers are demanding enterprise clustering solutions on
Linux, and TurboLinux is able to deliver the software for our
developer partners to meet that need."
ext2: Microsoft Buys Andoover, and Internot.com! (Oct 28, 1999, 21:03)
"This article is not meant to harm any site out there, but
written as a wake up call to the Linux community."
ChicagoLand Linux Users Group: Microsoft Chicago stop will get a surprise on Nov 3rd (Oct 28, 1999, 19:20)
"We plan to give out Linux CDs (thanks SuSE) at the door."
Red Hat Errata Advisory: new e2fsprogs packages available (Oct 28, 1999, 18:51)
"When displaying the progress bar for a filesystem check, it was possible for a SIGUSR1 to be sent to a e2fsck process that did not yet have a signal handler enabled, causing fsck to prematurely exit."
The Register: TurboLinux clustering and the code-forking scare (Oct 28, 1999, 16:01)
"ComputerWorld, the puzzling IDG weekly which has jumped onto
the Windows NT bandwagon just as the other trade weeklies are
jumping off...quoted DH Brown's Tony Iams as saying that Linus had
better...include it or the kernel would fork."
Linux Weekly News for October 28, 1999 (Oct 28, 1999, 14:30)
Front Page Features include: The GPL and Qt collide again, Age
became an issue at Comdex and Two more critical commercial
applications come over. Read it here.
Linux.com.sg (Singapore): Linux 2000 Coming to a server near you (Part 1) (Oct 28, 1999, 14:11)
"When I was asked to write a prediction for the Linux operating
system in Singapore next year, I was suddenly struck by how far
Linux had come."
WinNTMag: Strange Bedfellows (Oct 28, 1999, 14:11)
"Linux has several advantages when it comes to a client-side OS.
First, its flexible. If youre a manufacturer building the better
WBT based on Windows CE or NT 4.0 Embedded and you want to include
some functionality that the OS doesnt support, youre out of
E-Commerce Times: Red Hat Joins Intel ISP Program (Oct 28, 1999, 06:14)
"The new program is designed to provide ISPs and their business
customers products, services and support through an Intel
maintained Web site."
LinuxPR: Linux Magazine's November Issue Now Available (Oct 28, 1999, 05:54)
"Stories on the Red Hat IPO, Linux Kernel configuration, Bill
Joy, and Linux Office Suites featured in latest issue."
LinuxPlanet: Routing NetBIOS with Linux (Oct 28, 1999, 05:42)
"It's possible to configure a Linux machine to do NetBIOS
forwarding, which will enable us to get the Network Neighborhood
working across masqueraded networks. Here's how..."
WinNTMag: Dispatches from the Open-Source Front (Oct 28, 1999, 05:40)
"Open-source development provides some compelling benefits.
Generally, development moves faster and there is more
experimentation with open-source software."